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Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST THU MAY 21 2015

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-
INCLUDING...PHANTOM RANCH...INDIAN GARDEN

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   57     74     56     76     58     82
INDIAN GARDEN   47     67     46     67     48     73
NEAR RIM        40     61     39     60     41     66

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GRAND CANYON RIM-
INCLUDING...SOUTH RIM...NORTH RIM

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    34     58     34     57     35     63
NORTH RIM    40     56     39     55     42     62

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST THU MAY 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE TROUGHS WILL MOVE ACROSS
ARIZONA THROUGH THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. THIS WILL BRING UNSETTLED
WEATHER WITH COOLER THAN AVERAGE DAYTIME TEMPERATURES...BREEZY
CONDITIONS...AND CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE BEST
CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT...
SATURDAY INTO SATURDAY NIGHT...AND AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.
FROM ABOUT TUESDAY ONWARD...EXPECT DRY CONDITIONS WITH TEMPERATURES
WARMING TO NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS.


.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BREEZY. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20
PERCENT.

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HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURE FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.
RIDGE-TOP WINDS AND WINDCHILL INCLUDED FOR 12000 FT.

                       THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   23 F   23 F   18 F   24 F
       WIND MPH        SW 24  S 27   SW 22  W 21
       MIN WIND CHILL  8  F   0  F   0  F   -1 F

10000 FT               24 F   39 F   24 F   36 F

7500 FT                35 F   54 F   34 F   55 F

++RIDGE-TOP WINDS ARE THE AVERAGE CONDITIONS OVER 12 HOURS IN THE
FREE AIR AT 12000 FT. WIND SPEEDS AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL BE
VERY DEPENDENT ON WIND DIRECTION. THEY MAY BE STRONGER THAN THE
RIDGETOP WINDS DOWNWIND OF THE RIDGELINE AND WEAKER ON THE UPWIND
SIDE. FORECAST ELEVATIONS LISTED ABOVE ARE APPROXIMATE.

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.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 10000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW
LEVEL 10500 FEET.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.

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